According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), about 42 migrants died after a ship controlled by smugglers was crashed.. Yes, these migrants fled the Yemeni conflict in Yemen until their ship sank in Djibouti. last Monday.
What do you know about the 42 dead?
According to a IOM statement42 immigrants were killed after the ship wrecked with 60 people. Yes, according to the organization, hundreds of thousands of young African immigrants from the region travel through Djibouti and Yemen from countries such as Somalia and Ethiopia, looking for work in the Gulf..
In fact, they showed that due to various border blockades in the Gulf countries, the COVID pandemic has forced many people to stop this migration. Currently, the international agency also reports that they still don’t know the cause of the ship’s sinking, but added that almost every day this type of travel is carried out on inappropriate ships between Yemen and Djibouti.
Thousands of migrants continue to arrive in Djibouti
According to data from the International Organization for Migration, the number of immigrants arriving in Djibouti continues to increase. For example, there were 2,343 people who arrived from Yemen in March, compared with 1,900 people in February.. They further pointed out that most of these immigrants tried to return to their homes in Ethiopia and Somalia.
They also recalled that there was a similar accident in Yemen last month in which smugglers dragged 80 people into the sea after complaining about the sinking of the ship. According to the testimony of survivors, 20 immigrants died at that time..
Currently, thousands of migrants from the Horn of Africa are trapped in Yemen. They are living in dangerous conditions without access to food, housing, medical care and security. As a result, they were forced to pay large amounts of money to smugglers in an attempt to return to their homes..
Enter the world of sickness and grief: First published on Sopitas.com, 42 migrants were killed in a shipwreck off the coast of Africa.